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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Hours/Week: 10 hours/month (flexible)

Compensation: Unpaid

Position Summary:

Copywriter/Journalist are asked to develop written (and occasional video) content of our website, blog, social media, newsletter and fundraising appeals. This will require working closely with the Marketing Lead and the Webmaster to ensure that the content matches our marketing strategy and priorities.

Please note that we are also looking for creative writers who can weave an engaging story. For more information on this position, please see: Creative Writer/Written Story-Teller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write content for CEN’s website, newsletter, and blog from existing contents, as well as original content

  • Opportunities exist for authoring in-depth articles/essays that require outside research and/or literature review, shorter editorial opt-ed pieces, marketing-oriented articles, as well as short website content.

KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Needed:

  • Strong communications and writing skills

  • Familiarity with incorporating keywords to optimize for search engines (SEO)

  • Skilled at producing shareable content

  • Creative

  • Self-directed

  • Commitment to CEN’s mission and strong interest in international development issues

You must be able to commit to a minimum average of 10 hours a month.This is a "virtual" team opportunity which may be performed from home or another location.

Community Empowerment Network's (CEN’s) operations are nearly entirely driven by the efforts of volunteers (the only exception is our Field Manager in Santarm, Brazil, who is paid under contract). We are a small organization and so lines of responsibility sometimes overlap, but this provides a terrific opportunity for volunteers to take on a variety of responsibilities and to expand their skills. See How Our Teams Work for more information.

Check our website at to learn more about us!

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover note to our volunteer coordinator .


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
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